Latest Telecoms News about Iceland

Ericsson Wins Icelandic 3G and LTE Deployment Contract

  Síminn (Iceland Telecom) has awarded a contract to Ericsson to upgrade its 3G network and prepare for 4G roll-out across Iceland....

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Kissing cousins? In close-knit Iceland, app helps prevent incest

  In Iceland, a country with a population of 320,000 where most everyone is distantly related, inadvertently kissing cousins is a real risk. A new smartphone app is on hand to help Icelanders avoid accidental incest. The app lets users "bump" phones, and emits a warning alarm if they are closely related. ...

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Overture Upgrading Icelandic Landline Network for Mobile Broadband Needs

  Iceland's national trunk provider, Míla ehf is upgrading its network to deal with increased mobile broadband backhaul requirements....

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Opera Software Opens Icelandic Data Centre to Manage Mobile Compression Traffic

  Opera Software has opened a new data centre in Iceland to handle the compression traffic for its Opera Mini mobile web browser. ...

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Icelandic Government Looking to Sell Vodafone Stake

  The Icelandic government's indirect 57.2% stake in Og Vodafone may be sold in the near future following enquiries from interested parties....

Related Tags: og-vodafone, vodafone-iceland, foroya-tele, vodafone-group


Wireless Mesh Delivers Broadband to Underserved Areas in Iceland

  Some 200 remote farms in the Northern Icelandic region of Skagafjordur now have broadband internet access following the deployment of a MESH network from US based Firetide....

Related Tags: firetide, mesh-network, isdn, voip, ict, rural, tim, iden, farmers, isp, mesh, connect


Ericsson expands Síminn's WCDMA network into 900MHz band

  Ericsson has formed a partnership with Icelandic operator Síminn through a contract to expand its WCDMA/HSPA network into the 900MHz band - for the rural and remote parts of the country....

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WiMAX Based Sensors Monitoring Volcanos

  A WiMAX-based connection to the internet will enable real-time monitoring of potentially dangerous active volcanoes. For effective monitoring of volcanic activity, scientists want to know what is happening in real time, not the pattern of events last week....

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ZTE Wins Icelandic GSM Network Contract

  Switzerland based Amitelo has announced that it will construct a GSM1800 network in Iceland in corporation with China's ZTE. ...

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3G Network Launched in Iceland

  Last week saw the launch of another 3G network in Iceland - with the infrastructure supplied by Huawei Technologies....

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